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Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia

Project overview

A network of personnel from Asian cities who are engaged in infectious disease control. The network collaborates in organizing project meetings and joint research and surveys to improve measures to combat infectious diseases in Asia.

Expected results

  1. Formulation of a human network of personnel, medical experts, and others involved in infectious disease countermeasures in Asian cities.
  2. Sharing of information concerning the status of infectious disease outbreaks in each city, infectious diseases countermeasures, and other issues.
  3. Enhanced capabilities of personnel, medical experts, and others involved in infectious disease countermeasures.

Activities to date

FY Description (host city) Participating cities (number of cities)
2005 1st Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Tokyo)
Delhi, Hanoi, Jakarta, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo, Yangon (7)
2006 2nd Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Taipei)
Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Taipei, Tokyo (5)
2007 3rd Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Hanoi)
Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2008 4th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Bangkok)
Bangkok, Hanoi, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2009 5th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
& Conference on Joint Research and Survey (Tokyo)
Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Taipei, Tokyo (5)
2010 6th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Taipei))
Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (4)
2011 7th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Jakarta)
Hanoi, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
Conference on Joint Research and Survey (Tokyo) Hanoi, Jakarta, Metropolitan Manila, Taipei, Tokyo (5)
2012 8th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Hanoi)
Bangkok, Hanoi, Jakarta, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
2013 Conference on Joint Research and Survey (Tokyo) Hanoi, Jakarta, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Tokyo (5)
9th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Manila)
Delhi, Hanoi, Jakarta, Metropolitan Manila, Taipei, Seoul, Tokyo (7)
2014 Conference on Joint Research and Survey (Tokyo) Bangkok, Hanoi, Taipei, Tokyo, Tomsk (5)
10th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Bangkok)
Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Metropolitan Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo,
Tomsk (7)
2015 11th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
& Conference on Joint Research and Study (Tokyo)
Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo, Tomsk (4)
2016 12th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Seoul)
Bangkok, Delhi, Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo (6)
Conference on Joint Research and Study (Tokyo) Bangkok, Hanoi, Manila, Seoul, Taipei, Tokyo, Tomsk (7)
2017 13th Conference on Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia
(Bangkok)
Bangkok, Seoul, Taipei, Tomsk, Tokyo (5)
  • 2005: Information Network System on Infectious Diseases established
  • 2007: Infectious Diseases Situation Survey conducted
  • 2009 - 2011: Joint Survey on Tuberculosis Control in Urban Settings in Asia conducted
  • 2011: Influenza Surveillance Situation Report conducted
  • 2012-2014: Joint Research and Survey on Strengthening Surveillance System for Pandemic Influenza conducted
  • 2014: Infectious Diseases Situation Survey conducted
  • 2015 - 2017: Joint Research and Survey on HIV/AIDS conducted

For additional details

Countermeasures to Combat Infectious Diseases in Asia website

Contact

Management Section International Affairs Division Office of the Governor for Policy Planning
03-5388-2222 03-5388-2222
03-5388-1215